Around Town – Events & Briefs

Photo of Kai Thomas at 2023 Writer's Trust Awards

CBC book club drops by Manor Park

The popular CBC Radio show All in A Day Book Club will be meeting in Manor Park this week. Guest… Continue reading “CBC book club drops by Manor Park”

MPCA hosts annual general meeting Tuesday April 16

The Manor Park Community Association (MPCA) is holding an in-person annual general meeting Tuesday April 16 at 1805 Gaspé Ave…. Continue reading “MPCA hosts annual general meeting Tuesday April 16”

A cropped image of Bytown Voices choir performing during their December 2023 concert

Bytown Voices Community Choir celebrates nature in spring concert

The Bytown Voices Community Choir welcomes you to attend their spring concert entitled Home: Songs of Belonging, Land and Connection…. Continue reading “Bytown Voices Community Choir celebrates nature in spring concert”

This season, Vanier Museopark have acquired brightly-coloured buckets with which to collect the sap that will ultimately become sweet, succulent maple syrup. Photo: Doug Banks

Tap into your sweet side at the Vanier Sugar Festival

The Vanier Sugar Festival is back again this year and will take place from March 18 to 24 at Richelieu… Continue reading “Tap into your sweet side at the Vanier Sugar Festival”

A pair of young visitors meet one of the 33 RCMP Musical Ride horses (and rider) close-up during the Open House and Food Drive in February 2023. Photo supplied by RCMP

RCMP Musical Ride holding annual open house and food drive

Event takes place Saturday February 24

After raising over $3,000 and 2,300 pounds of food last year, the RCMP Musical Ride Open House and Food Drive… Continue reading “RCMP Musical Ride holding annual open house and food drive”

Manor Park Community Council (MPCC) Recreation Supervisor Melanie Proulx
New Rideau Chorale Director Kevin Reeves begins his tenure with a Christmas concert at Southminister Church. Photo: Monika Rahman

New Rideau Chorale music director stages December concert

Choirs are the shared creation of their members and their music directors. Each community of singers and each professional choral… Continue reading “New Rideau Chorale music director stages December concert”